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Implementing Act 350 of the 2021 Regular Legislative Session: Diligent Search for Relatives and Significant Individuals Et Al.

Audience

DCFS CW Professional

Course length

45 minutes

About the course

Instructor

Heidi Bourgeois, LMSW

Topics to be covered include expectations relative to initial and on-going diligent search for adult relatives and other persons who have a significant relationship with a child coming into custody. The expectations and timelines for submission of information to the court relative to diligent search and relative/fictive kin notification letters. New provisions in the law related to expectations for relatives as well as circumstances within which a court can find that continuation of the placement of a young child under age 6 with a foster caregiver within whom they have a significant relationship is in their best interest and setting up special procedures to be followed prior to and/or subsequent to changes in placement.

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